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WindPaddle Adv 2: disc sailing revisted, again

Adding a rudder to the Seawave inspired me to drag out my cheapo disc sail. I last tried it three years ago on the Amigo (below) when it worked OK, even without a rudder. But of course a rudder is much better for … Continue reading

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More kayak disc sailing

The IK and packraft sail page Windbag update 2016: the 3mm-thick 305cm-long glass fibre rod snapped. Not surprising with the bending it gets to fold down but doubt it’s worth repairing with a sleeve. I bought another length via ebay for a … Continue reading

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Pacific Action V-sail revisited

Windy but warm and dry thanks for asking – a good afternoon to take the IK out sailing. I’ve not done that since Ningaloo last September (top right) when I was blown away so to speak, but not in a … Continue reading

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Sailing slowly

For sailing the Incept less slowly, see this video set in northwest Australia a few months later. Full story here. Not much wind today, but with a few refinements to try out it was worth taking the Pacific Action sail out … Continue reading

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Fitting a Pacific Action sail on Incept K40

See also this post as well as this post about using the PA in strong winds in Western Australia. There’s a video there too. I’m pretty sure my 0.78m2 home-made disc sail is too small to push the 4-metre Incept along until wind … Continue reading

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Kayak disc sailing – Incept K40

Main kayak/packraft sailing page See also this post and links off it We parked up at Loch Raa where we’d tried umbrella sailing last year without much success. Initially G said we were nuts to go out in this wind, so we sat … Continue reading

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